Stores close for a few hours due to a chemical spill

Auburn, AL – The Auburn Hazmat team has cleaned up a chemical spill that left a couple of stores closed for a few hours.

Big Lots and Office Max closed for a while due to a chemical spill.

Auburn Police and fire blocked off the scene and evacuated both buildings.

Eight people were checked by paramedics after a battery-operated cleaner was leaking battery acid.

To air on the side of caution, the Hazmat team was called in.

No one was injured.

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